Restricted access to the Embassy counters during pandemia COVID-19
Due to the current pandemic situation COVID-19 and in accordance with the decisions of the government of Kosovo, the consular activities of this Embassy continue but in a restricted manner. The access to our counters is limited.
Furthermore, the Federal Council decided to stop issuing Schengen and National visas in all third countries until 15.06.2020. The visa center TLScontact will remain closed starting 16.03.2020 until further notice.
Requests for family reunification / marriage preparation
Within the framework of a gradual relieving measures, this Embassy can now allocate a limited number of appointments for applications for family reunification and marriage preparation. According to the current guidelines of the State Secretariat for Migration SEM, only applications from family members of Swiss citizens and EU/EFTA citizens can be considered in a first step.
Appointments: Please contact the Regional Consular Center Western Balkans by e-mail (email@example.com) to arrange an appointment. You will then receive a list of the documents to be submitted together with a confirmation of your personal appointment. The next available appointment will be allocated, based on the principle "first come, first served". Please make sure, that the following contents are part of your e-mail:
reason for your request (e.g. family reunion for spouse, planned marriage in Switzerland, planned marriage in Kosovo, etc.)
scan of the passport of each person who wishes to submit a request
scan of the Swiss or EU/EFTA passport of the reference person residing in Switzerland
Important Information: We kindly ask you to respect the existing restrictions of the local authorities. This Embassy accepts no responsibility for any violations, as this is the personal responsibility of each individual. This Embassy cannot issue any special permits to reach the Embassy.
For Swiss citizens only: We are at your service for any information. The access to the counter remains assured but only by appointment. Please contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org